11/25/2010 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

11/25 in a nutshell...
Hour 1: Flat seat-of-the-pants wingin' it, including a couple of surprise discoveries in toaster Prince Jazzbo chatting 'pon a great old Studio 1 early-rocksteady-just-emerging-from-ska riddim I wasn't previously aware of, and Mungo's Hi-Fi with Belly Ska Dub featuring a certain MC Ishu. Also busting it on-the-fly was Sherwood B. Funn, who stopped, goed, mamboed, forgot about Shiina Ringo's birthday (so we're mentioning it here; happy 32!), and generally carried on for an hour, Hour 2 to be specific. The 4@4 was strictly for the birds, including three Doctors and a Black Swan, and Lolli Popp had the week off. Also, Gina Gina takes skiing lessons... whoooosh!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Clive Naomi - Down Down
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Spanishtown Ska Beats - Stop That Train
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Andy Joey - Love Your Company
Album: 45; Label: C and N
Bob Marley the (Wailing) Wailers - Go Jimmy Go
Album: v.a. Bonanza Ska; Label: Heartbeat-Studio 1
The Two Kings - Rolling Stone
Album: 45; Label: Island
Lee Perry - Wishes of the Wicked
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
C. Hyman - The Ska is Movin' On
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Buster's All Stars - Rock Steady
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Bobby Jay the Hawks - Volare
Album: Everybody's Doing It, vol, Everybody's Doing It vol. 2 - The SKA; Label: WB
Mango Jones His Orch. - Coffee Street Ska
Album: Explosive New Dance Rhythm - The SKA; Label: Vee Jay
Prince Jazzbo - Takeover Dub
Album: Choice of Version; Label: Studio 1
Lester Lanin - West Indies Ska
Album: Dancing at the Discotheque; Label: Philips
Jerry Jackson - Shrimp Boats Is A-Comin'
Album: 45; Label: Columbia
Jeff Bowen - Suzie Ska
Album: 45; Label: Mercury
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ska Bump
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mungo's Hi Fi ft. MC Ishu - Belly Ska Dub
Album: 12; Label: Scotch Bonnet
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orch. - Jounetsu no Ibara (ft. Silva)
Album: Hinotama Jive; Label: Avex
Tsuyoshi Kawakami his Moodmakers - Ice Ball
Album: mood inn; Label: Cutting Edge
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Earl Bostic - Time On My Hands
Album: The Earl Bostic Story 4cd box; Label: Proper
Pete Rugolo - Richard Diamond's Blues
Album: 45; Label: Mercury
Jack Fascinato - Diggin' Duggan
Album: 45; Label: Stepheny
Hank Marr - Sweet Nancy
Album: 45; Label: Federal
Sunshine Terrace Swing Band - Andrews Sisters medley
Album: Swing Disco; Label: Pickwick
Johnny Kay's Aristocrats - Maid of the Mist
Album: 45; Label: Argo
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ocean Moon
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Peanuts - Candy Moon
Album: Dream Box 10cd; Label: King Japan
Richard Maltby - Stardust Mambo
Album: 45; Label: X
Artie Shaw - Stop n' Go Mambo
Album: More Final Sessions; Label: Music Masters Jazz
Alfredo Rodriguez - Tumba mi Tumba
Album: Cuba Linda; Label: Ryko/Hannibal
Al Stephano - El Cumbanchero
Album: Latin Carnival; Label: Golden Tone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Big Bad Rhino
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Skankworks Spacial
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Kev Hopper - Canary Lights
Album: Whispering Foils; Label: Drag City
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Hot Sand and Rolling Waves
Album: It's One Of Ours [; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Shiina Ringo - Irokoizata
Album: Sanmon Gossip; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Shiina Ringo cond. by Saito Neko - Mikan no Kawa
Album: Ringo Expo '08; Label: Toshiba/EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Roy Richards - Maureen
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
The Vibrators with Raymond Harper the Carib Beats - Sloop John B.
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
Raymond Harper - Safari
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
Shenley Duffus - He's Coming Down
Album: 45; Label: Black Swan
Eric Blowtorch his Super Powers - I Am Wrong
Album: Flame on!!; Label: Simmerdown
Moon Invaders - Blow Blow Blow
Album: moovin'n'groovin'; Label: Grover
Umbrella Bed - Go
Album: Go; Label: Mad Butcher
Void Union - Strange Manor
Album: Undecided; Label: Megalith
Kid Creole The Coconuts - Gina Gina
Album: Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places; Label: Sire
Inner City Unit - Amyl Nitrate (medley)
Album: 45; Label: Riddle
Yukihiro Takahashi - Kid-Nap, the Dreamer
Album: Murdered by the Music; Label: Statik
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orch. - Open Your Eyes
Album: Answer; Label: Avex
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Rough Bark
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) De '50s in Dub
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
November 25, 2010

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